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Ducru-Beaucaillou leads Bordeaux’s weekend trade
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By September 20, 2022Bordeaux, Bronze, Market Update

Recent trading activity 

Bordeaux led trade over the weekend and early part of the week, accounting for 34.8% of the total. Champagne (19.4%) and Burgundy (18.6%) followed and there was activity around Italian wines as well, with Piedmont (6.6%) and Tuscany (7.9%) taking the next greatest shares. 

Some highlights from these regions included Dom Pérignon Rosé 2008, Louis Roederer Cristal 2014, Sassicaia 2019 and Giacomo Conterno Barolo Arione 2019.  

Top-selling Bordeaux this weekend

*Ducru-Beaucaillou 2009 

One of the weekend’s top-traded Bordeaux wines was Château Ducru-Beaucaillou 2009. The wine last traded at £2,675 per 12×75 case, up 41.1% on its release price. 

It is the top traded vintage of Ducru-Beaucaillou so far this year, followed by the 2019 and 2010 

Other ‘on’ vintages of Bordeaux were also in focus this weekend, especially the 2019 vintage.  

The 2019 vintages of Roc de Cambes, Château Batailley and Alter Ego de Château Palmer all traded, as did the 2015 vintage of Château Marquis d’Alesme. 

There has been a marked demand for high quality Bordeaux vintages this year. In descending order, the top traded Bordeaux vintages year-to-date are: 2019, 2009, 2018, 2010, 2016, 2000 and 2005. 

Opportunities to buy Bordeaux 

There are currently over 5,000 LIVE offers for Bordeaux on the exchange. 

Liv-ex analysis is drawn from the world’s most comprehensive database of fine wine prices. The data reflects the real time activity of Liv-ex’s 600 merchant members from across the globe. Together they represent the largest pool of liquidity in the world – currently £80m of bids and offers across 16,000 wines. Independent data, direct from the market.